Chinese move in on prime London property market
The continued success of the London property market is due in part to the high amount of international buyers flying to the capital to invest in what is considered one of the most secure investment options around today.
Plans for affordable housing down under
In a report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) the government has been advised to encourage developers to build more affordable housing across the Australian property markets.
Spanish property prices still falling
For several decades now Brits who decide to retire to sunnier climes often choose somewhere relatively close to home and the number one destination has tended to be Spain.
Sydney housing shortage suffers further blow
For some time now housing experts have warned the authorities about a serious shortage of property in Sydney - a situation about to worsen due to the collapse of a mainstream developer.
French property an all round winner
France has been named as the number one tourist destination in a survey for the United Nations World Tourism Organisation and looking at everything the country has to offer it is a title richly deserved.
Household debt rises in SA
Experts commenting on the current conditions affecting the South Africa real estate markets predict hard times ahead due to the rising levels of household debt.
For sale home fit for a princess
The childhood home of the future Queen of England is about to go under the hammer and is expected to draw in the crowds when it goes to auction at the beginning of June.
Canadian housing market could yet falter
The fallout from the global cash crisis has had a devastating effect on many worldwide economies resulting in residential property prices crashing but the opposite could be said of real estate in Canada.
Taylor-Wimpey sells out in the States
As perhaps a result of rising debts Taylor Wimpey have pulled out of the USA real estate market and instead intend to concentrate on strengthening its position in the UK property market.
Resurgence of Scottish real estate
Many areas of the UK property market are suffering from a lack of buyers and this is causing house prices to stick or even dip but north of the border in Scotland business is looking up.
Investors delight at Turkish housing shortage
Turkey is proving very popular with international investors many of whom are turning away from the traditional hotspots of Portugal and Spain in the wake of the economic turbulence currently being played out.
UK house on sale for less than a new car
You'd be hard pushed to buy a new family car for £15,000 but that is the price tag attached to a house thought to be the cheapest currently on sale in the UK property market.
50 year low for US house sales
Recently published figures from the US Commerce Department reveal that sales within the residential sector of USA real estate are at the lowest for more than fifty years.